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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 137° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.06 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.1"934.86 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.44 misouth934.80 mi
24 hours14° 06' 33.2"915.17 mieast0° 07' 07.2"8.16 minorth915.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekTue 6:22 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsTue 6:22 AM494 km307 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 6:52 AM999 km621 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinTue 6:22 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaTue 5:37 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Tue 7:22 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 6:52 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNortheast NE
DiliTue 5:52 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneTue 6:52 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 5:52 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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